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Can Regestrone tablet be taken for hormonal imbalance?

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Dr. Srilatha Myaka


Practicing since :2007

Answered : 2422 Questions

Posted on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 in Women's Health
Question: Hi
My last period was on 10 may which ended on 15 may. But from 21 may again bleeding started. I had this problem previously. My doctor prescribed me Regstrone, saying its harmonal imbalance. Shall i continue same tablet now?
Answered by Dr. Srilatha Myaka 33 minutes later
Brief Answer:
need more information

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,welcome to healthcare magic.I understand your concern.
In my opinion hormonal imbalance might be one of the causes for irregular bleeding.
But before giving you any suggestions I would like to know :-
1)What is your age ,height and weight?
2)Are your cycles irregular?
3)Is the irregular bleeding first time?
4)Are you sexually active?
5)Any associated symptoms like fever,pain abdomen,altered vaginal discharge?
6)Are you using any contraception like IUCD ,hormonal pills etc.
Kindly let me know above things.
Looking forward to hear from you.
Best regards...Dr.srilatha
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
Follow up: Dr. Srilatha Myaka 10 minutes later
My age29 yr, wt 45 kg, ht. 5.3 feet
Im sexually active.
33 days cycle.
Previously i had such problem, doctor suggest me regstrone tab.

No symptoms, no contraceptive.
Answered by Dr. Srilatha Myaka 15 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Irregular bleeding need to be evaluated

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,thanks for the information.I understand your concern.
In my opinion all the causes of irregular bleeding like pelvic inflammatory disease,IUCD or pills are ruled out from the information.
So mostly it might be hormonal imbalance.
Even stress regarding anything might cause
hormonal imbalance causing irregular bleeding.
I suggest you to get thyroid profile and ultrasound done to rule out any thyroid abnormalities and uterine abnormalities as they might also cause irregular bleeding.
The rogesterone tablet might be taken but it needs to be taken under doctor s supervision to avoid any complications.
Your height and weight are appropriate.
As you are sexually active the irregular bleeding might also need to rule out pregnancy by a urine pregnancy test.
Avoid stress if any.If the bleeding is heavy you might take tab.Tranexamic acid twice a day to decrease bleeding.
Hope this satisfies your query.
Feel free to discuss further.
Best regards...Dr.srilatha
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar

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